News out of the 2019 General Conference caused pain and uncertainty for many. United Methodist congregations in Michigan offered information and pastoral care.
General Conference concluded on February 26th. Bishop David A. Bard offers a pastoral letter to share with Michigan congregations this Sunday, March 3rd. His invitation is to wait and pray.
Bishop David Bard, Michigan Conference, will soon release a letter for pastors to share with congregations this Sunday, March 3, 2019. The Bishop is also featured in this video interview with Communication Director Mark Doyal.
Our daily email updates and Facebook Live interviews reported GC 2019 through a Michigan lens. Here are your links to that special coverage.
The Rev. John Boley, Clergy Assistant to Bishop David Bard, completes his examination of the many challenges and complexities of matching the pastors’ gifts with the needs of Michigan congregations.
Bishop David A. Bard, President of the North Central College of Bishops, shares a pastoral letter regarding the special called session of the General Conference in St. Louis, February 23-26.
The Cabinet continues making pastoral moves around the state. Changes in appointments of Michigan clergy are announced on this website.
A series of podcasts by United Methodist bishops, who support the One Church Plan, may be found on the One Church Plan website. Listen to Bishop David Bard and others.
On January 7th Bishop David A. Bard welcomed the Rev. Jodie Flessner and thanked the Rev. Anita Hahn for service on The Michigan Conference Cabinet and the Northern Waters District.
With the 2019 General Conference now just six weeks away, Bishop David Bard offers The Michigan Area hope-filled New Year’s greetings and counsel.